The Asia Pacific Internet Group invests in people and ideas. We incubate technology companies with proven business models and help our entrepreneurs to become leaders in one of the world’s most promising markets.
The Asia Pacific region is one of the most promising markets for online-based business models. With a population of more than 1.2 bn people and strongly growing internet and mobile penetration, this region holds a huge potential. Asia is already the largest e-commerce market in the world and accounts for 46% of the digital buyers worldwide. Furthermore, this number is only originating from 16.9 % of the regions population. We embrace both the potential and the challenges that come with a highly diverse mixture of different cultures and levels of development.
Prior to his appointment as CEO of APACIG, Hanno worked several years as Managing Director and CFO of SevenVentures GmbH - a leading German venture fund and was as Vice President M&A responsible for the digital acquisition projects of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, one of Europe’s largest Media conglomerates. Before entering the Digital space, Hanno was employed as a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, where he worked on various strategy and M&A assignments around the globe. He holds an MBA with distinction from INSEAD in Fontainebleau (France) & Singapore as well as a B.A. in Management from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland).
Nicolas Keravec is an international finance expert. He joined APACIG in January 2016 as Chief Financial Officer. In his role, Nicolas oversees all financial operations, investments and investor relations of the Group. Before starting at APACIG, Nicolas collected extensive experience in Europe, Hong Kong and Singapore, working for Pricewaterhouse Coopers (Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services) for more than 10 Years and various international start-ups in Mobile Commerce and Data Analytics with headquarters in Asia. Nicolas holds a Master degree in Finance and Strategy from ESCEM - School of Business and Management in France - and a Master in Accounting (equivalent of CPA).
Sohil joined APACIG in January 2017 as Chief Product Officer. He is an internet veteran in the e-commerce industry across three continents and brings in his 18 years of product management experience. Prior to APACIG, Sohil served as CPO for the Lazada group and held various senior product roles in companies like eBay, Walmart Rocket Internet and Stubhub among others. He has been part of multiple successful exits, grown revenues to exceed a billion from scratch, holds patents and brings both, entrepreneurial and corporate experience, to the team.
Alex joined APACIG in December 2016 as Head of Engineering. With over 15 years of software development experience Alex has held several senior roles as a software development manager and developer in Asia and the UK, working for companies as Gomeeki, Affiliate Window and 1st Contact. Alex holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of Surrey.